SDARL graduates and staff members were featured prominently in several events during November. Above, Scott Vander Wal (SDARL III), President of the South Dakota Farm Bureau, presides over the organization’s annual meeting in Rapid City. Below, Amy Pravecek (SDARL VIII) is a featured speaker at the SDFB dinner meeting. And at the bottom, several panels at the Livestock Development Conference sponsored by East River Electric featured SDARL graduates. The panel in the middle features Jared Knock (SDARL VIII) at left, with CEO Don Norton at right, serving as moderator. The right panel featured Bob Thaler (SDARL III), second from left, and Jeremy Freking (SDARL IV), fourth from left, in a panel moderated by Mike Jaspers (SDARL IV) at right.



October 2, 2019

SDARL Graduates in the News

The Agriculture Committee of the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce and SDSU Extension hosted the first-ever “Ag on the Square” event on September 21st.  The …

October 2, 2019

SDARL Graduate Honored as Eminent Leader

Gary Cammack (SDARL I) was recognized as an Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family, and Community during a banquet at South Dakota State University on September …

October 2, 2019

First Dakota Bank Named “Friend of the Beef Industry”

Long-time SDARL supporter First Dakota National Bank Agricultural Banking Team has been named the 2019 South Dakota State University “Friend of the Beef Industry.” The …

August 7, 2019

Leadership Class Members Broaden Experience in Statewide Agriculture

Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program took to the road to explore rural/urban partnerships in economic development and global …

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